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Dec 19, 2012 11:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
heroically with nothing in her hands. but she takes him out. >> talking about the principal at sandy hook. this is an idea that's catching on. take a look at the map. lawmakers in oklahoma, tennessee, florida, virginia, texas, minnesota, south dakota, nevada, and oregon are open to arming teachers. >> what i'm suggesting is that we have campus responders. two or three volunteers that are on the staff, whether administrators or teachers or staff members. hopefully maybe prior military or prior law enforcement. but people who are trained who will be armed and when the first shot is fired on the next campus they can respond and meet lethal force with lethal force. >> the liberal blog site mother jones did a two-month investigation on this very topic. it found more guns doesn't equal fewer mass shootings. it points out, quote, america now has 300 million firearms, a barrage of nra-backed gun laws and record casualties for mass killers. the site quits dr. stephen hargarten at the medical college of wisconsin. he says, quote, armed civilians attempting to intervene are actually more likely to i
CNN
Dec 19, 2012 9:00am PST
mowed down in sandy hook elementary were killed then. within a year and a half, the government banned the private use and ownership of handguns. there was stiff penalties, and there were even jail sentences if these bans and if the law was breached. they had a strict buy-back and amnesty plan, and do you know what? it worked. it didn't work immediately, but between 2003 and 2011, the number of gun-related crimes in great britain dropped off 44%. then you look at what happened in australia that same year. there was a massacre in australia. so many people were killed there, and the government sprang into action. it banned the possession, the import, the sale of semi-automatic weapons. it also made it, obviously, illegal to have them. then again, the crimes dropped off, really plummeted. a study by harvard shows that before that there was some 13 massacres in australia and after that law none. so there is cause and effect when you put in these laws and punitive measures. now, of course, i thought it was interesting that president obama obviously is not talking about a total ban on guns a
CNN
Dec 19, 2012 8:00am PST
who was killed. the principal of sandy hook elementary dawn hochsprung. her funeral is tomorrow, and it's not taking place in connecticut. i'm not sure if he's part of the viewing or move on from connecticut to new york for the funeral. that has just crossed our wires. i want to bring in candy crowley. candy, you heard brianna characterize this as an unprecedented initiative. i want a feeling from you as i said cobbling together in a hurried way. we're only five, six days since this incident. how much can be done, and how much is a work in progress? >> well, the president can do some things through executive order, through directing agencies to pay attention to certain specific things. we all know there are laws enforced and other laws where there's not the personnel to go after it. i spoke with carol mccarthy. her husband was killed the on the subway many years ago. she became an activist and came it to congress. i was talking to her, and she said listen there are laws that have been passed that aren't funded. it has to do with background checks that include mental health. so t
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